Video: Melcher Dallas, Iowa Town Square Building Fire

Video posted by Robert Leonard shows companies working a fire in downtown Melcher Dallas, Iowa.  Description of the fire is below.

“MELCHER-DALLAS, Iowa– A fire that started Tuesday night has damaged at least four businesses on the town square in Melcher-Dallas.

“About 9:25 this evening the fire department received a report of a fire in That’s My Bag,” said Melcher-Dallas Police Chief Steven Johns.

“The Fire Department responded, and found an active working fire in the business, it was spreading rapidly to the neighboring businesses Sinners and Saints and apartments that are directly above it.”

No one was injured in the fire and a cat was rescued from one of the apartments. Some residents of those apartments are being helped by the Red Cross to find lodging.

“This was a 15 alarm fire we required assistance from 15 different city, community fire departments,” said Johns. “The biggest help coming from the Pella Fire Department with their ladder truck.”

One witness said smoke was rolling out of the That’s My Bag store as the fire department was arriving.”…Continue Reading Here

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